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Lee Chong Wei falls to Frenchman Brice Leverdez in BWF World Championships

Lee Chong Wei falls to Frenchman Brice Leverdez in BWF World Championships

Defeat ended the 34-year-old Lee`s hunt for an elusive first title in a competition in which he has been runner-up three times.

PV Sindhu advances to Badminton World Championships pre-quarterfinals

PV Sindhu advances to Badminton World Championships pre-quarterfinals

Sindhu, the 2016 Rio Olympics silver medallist, will take on the winner of the match between Cheung Ngan Yi of Taipei and Evgeniya Kosetskaya in her next round.

Kidambi Srikanth enters second round of World Badminton Championships

Kidambi Srikanth enters second round of World Badminton Championships

The eighth seeded Indian, who won the Indonesia Super Series Premier and Australian Super series Open in June, defeated Russia's Sergey Sirant 21-13 21-12 in less than 30 minutes. 

Want to change the colour of my medal at World Badminton Championships, says PV Sindhu

Want to change the colour of my medal at World Badminton Championships, says PV Sindhu

Sindhu lost to Carolina Marin in the Rio final but had her revenge when the Indian beat the Spaniard in the Indian Open final earlier this year.

BWF Worlds: Pranaav Jerry Chopra, Sikki Reddy ready for mixed-doubles challenge

BWF Worlds: Pranaav Jerry Chopra, Sikki Reddy ready for mixed-doubles challenge

The 13th-ranked pair have already three Grand Prix titles to their name. In 2016 Brasil Open and then in the Russian Open in the very next year, the duo had clinched a gold. Earlier this year Pranaav and Reddy had grabbed the top podium defeating fellow Indian pair B. Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa.

16-year-old Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Bulgaria Open International Series

World Junior No 1 was recently sent to train under former All England champion Peter Gade, who is currently the head coach of French national team.

World Championship: Not thinking about reaching final, only focused on first round, says Kidambi Srikanth

World Championship: Not thinking about reaching final, only focused on first round, says Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth said he would have to go full throttle from the opening round itself as even a slight dip in performance can cost one a match at such a big event.

PV Sindhu formally appointed as Deputy Collector in Andhra Pradesh government

PV Sindhu formally appointed as Deputy Collector in Andhra Pradesh government

The Olympics badminton silver medallist took charge in the state secretariat at Gollapudi.

World Badminton Championships: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth get top 10 seedings

World Badminton Championships: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth get top 10 seedings

Among other Indians in the fray, Ajay Jayaram and B Sai Praneeth have been seeded 13th and 15th respectively, while World No. 28 Sameer Verma will begin his campaign as an unseeded player.

Jwala Gutta involved in bust up with Twitter follower who called her mother 'Chinese'

Jwala Gutta involved in bust up with Twitter follower who called her mother 'Chinese'

The 33-year old Indian shuttler had tweeted a video of her mother, following which she was accused of being anti-national and 'Anti Modi' by a random Twitter user. 

HS Prannoy defeats Parupalli Kashyap 21-15 20-22 21-12 to win US Open

HS Prannoy defeats Parupalli Kashyap 21-15 20-22 21-12 to win US Open

The duo, who had a 1-1 head-to-head record having played each other at the 2014 German Open last time, engaged in fast-paced rallies and Prannoy more often sealed the rallies with his powerful smashes.

Parupalli Kashyap meets HS Prannoy in summit clash of US Open Grand Prix

Parupalli Kashyap meets HS Prannoy in summit clash of US Open Grand Prix

After limping out of the court with a calf injury in October in 2015, it was the first final for Kashyap in 21 months, while Prannoy, who has always been plagued by injuries,also reached his first summit clash after clinching the Swiss Open last year.

US Open Grand Prix: Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy sail into semi-final round

US Open Grand Prix: Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy sail into semi-final round

The third seeded men`s doubles pair of Manu-Sumeeth moved past Japanese seventh seeds Hiroki Okamura and Masayuki Onodera 21-18, 22-20 in 43 minutes.

Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma and H S Prannoy advance to  US Open quarterfinals

Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma and H S Prannoy advance to US Open quarterfinals

Kashyap crossed the second round after his opponent Hungary's Gergely Krausz retired midway in the second game with the scoreline reading 21-18 17-6 in favour of the Indian.

US Open: Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap knocks out top seed Lee Hyun Il

US Open: Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap knocks out top seed Lee Hyun Il

On a comeback trail after recovering from a shoulder injury, Kashyap dished out a gritty performance to stave off the challenge from World No. 15 Lee 21-16 10-21 21-19 in a match that lasted an hour and three minutes.

Sameer Verma, HS Prannoy to lead Indian challenge at US Open

Sameer Verma, HS Prannoy to lead Indian challenge at US Open

A former National champion, Sameer was then forced to withdraw from last week's Canada Open after failing to get visa on time.

Canada Open: Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy enter 2nd round

Canada Open: Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy enter 2nd round

Kashyap will meet Japan's Koki Watanabe, while Prannoy will square off against Scotland's Kieran Merrilees.

Sports minister Vijay Goel hails PV Sindhu as youth icon, wishes ace shuttler happy birthday

Sports minister Vijay Goel hails PV Sindhu as youth icon, wishes ace shuttler happy birthday

Sindhu is currently preparing for the BWF World Championships, which is scheduled to be held from August 21–27 in Glasgow, Scotland.

I have to be at my best during World Championship: PV Sindhu

I have to be at my best during World Championship: PV Sindhu

The Indian, currently ranked 5th in the world, has previously won bronze medals at the Championship in 2013 and 2014.

Men make 2017 a summer of content for Indian badminton

Men make 2017 a summer of content for Indian badminton

Ever since the emergence of a certain Saina Nehwal, women's singles has dominated with the gutsy Haryana-born shuttler winning titles galore. And P V Sindhu's meteoric rise only added to the supremacy that the women shuttlers enjoyed.